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12/12, 4:01pm

Google Zeitgeist reveals 2012 search trends

Google today released its yearly breakdown of the most popular search terms, Zeitgeist 2012. The late Whitney Houston topped searches for the year, while boy band One Direction topped image searches. Breakout NBA sensation Jeremy Lin was the top searched athlete, and The Hunger Games took the top spot among feature films. Apple and Samsung took the top three consumer tech spots, with the iPad 3 at the top, followed by Galaxy S III and the iPad mini. Google's own Nexus 7 took the fourth spot.

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